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Corbin Times Tribune (Newspaper) - May 16, 1990, Corbin, Kentucky Top award technician is named a master a Page 6 All Over suns end lakers season sports rain Page 2 vol. 97. No. 114 Corbin by. Wednesday May 16, 1990 18 pages 35 Blaze damages High school in Barbourville lightning suspected photo by Rooney Margison firefighters from nine fire departments battled the Blaze at Barbourville High school tuesday night. By Deborah Campbell staff write Barbourville a the City High school was extensively Dain aged by fire tuesday night after it was struck by lightning witnesses say. Barbourville fire department was still at the scene this morning. An official cause of the Blaze at Barbourville High school has not been determine to according to Barbourville fire chief Jim Lye. A but two classrooms on the third floor were destroyed. The entire building received heavy water damage said Tye. It Knox fire Schlei Larry Hammons said the basement had four to five feet of standing water. Nine fire departments including Barbourville West Knox. Richland. Artemus Bailey switch. Woodbine. Dewitt and stinking Creek responded to the Call at 10 55 . The entire Barbourville City police department was called out by mayor Phil Connley. Students faculty firefighters and members of the Community All helped carry school records and equipment fix it a the building. A everybody in town converged and helped us evacuate materials. It was just a super Elbrt on everyone a behalf Quot said superintendent James m. Davis. Knox county judge executive Jimmy Hinkle was on the third floor during the Blaze. �?o1 got Halfway Down the Hall and the heat let me go any farther Quot he said. Brian Carey was one of the students who helped save some items a weve gone Here for All 12 he said As he looked at the smoking building. When asked How he Felt he said a i can to explain Many alumni of the school were also present. One of those people was Debbie Lye. A i feel awful. I be cried till 1 cry no More Quot she said. Inspector juveniles testify in porn trial by Susan Phelps London Bureau London. By. A a key witness for the prosecution testified tuesday in the Federal trial of a London couple charged with sending and receiving obscene material through me mail. Brad Reeves said nearly 50 pieces of mall were seized after officials executed a Federal search warrant in june on a Post office Box issued to James Erich Henson. 28, of old Salem Road London. Henson and his wife Dorothy 38, were named in a five count Federal indictment on feb. 7 which charged they obtained and distributed obscene materials. Including one videotape containing child pornography through the mall. One count charges the Heinsons were in the business of Selling or distributing obscene materials. The offences allegedly happened Between april 1988 and june 1989. Reeves said several letters Many containing order forms and Cash came from people in states including new Jersey. Ohio Wisconsin Mississippi. South Carolina and Florida. Reeves a . Postal inspector from Cincinnati is a specialist who works exclusively in pornography invest Gat ions the majority of which is in child pornography. He testified he recognized names on some of the correspondence taken from Post office Box number 1204 used by Henson. Some of the names were familiar to Reeves because he so cd he had personally investigated those people or companies for the Distri Button of adult or child pornography. Several of the requests for videotapes included a private offerings Quot flyers which is order material relating to girls under the age of 18, Reeves said. He said this Wasny to the first Contact he had had with Henson. He said he began an investigation in March 1988 after he received information from the Somerset police department. Based on this info nation which Reeves did no to disclose Ibe Day he then placed Henson a name into the bureaus regional testing program on child pornography he said. Reeves said the program is designed to attempt to identify those with an interest in child pornography. The network works undercover furnishing a newsletter and club for potential members. It rough the program a questionnaire was sent to Henson it was completed and returned he said. The questionnaire asks general questions such As name address and employment. It also asks for info nation of Type of continued to Page 2 news beat stolen car found burned in Laurel London. By. A a car reported stolen has been found burned in Laurel county. Laurel county sheriffs chief Deputy Millard Root said the 1982 Chevrolet belonging to Teresa Benge of senator Lane London was discovered monday. The vehicle was found stripped and burned off tomcat Lyall he said. He said apparently is. Benge thought her Boyfriend had picked up the vehicle while she was at work but when she Learned he Hadnot she contacted police. Berry s world a you May have already won $1,000,000. You May have already won $10,000,000. You May inside Abby. Page 1b Astrograph Page 2b Erma Bombeck Page 1b 5b business 6-7 6-7b 5b Wink 4 4 or. Peter 3b in Sarah 4 people in the news Page 2b 9 8-9 2b today in 4 Williamsburg House is damaged in fire a Williamsburg residence received minor damage in a fire tuesday afternoon. According to a fill Ramsburg fire department spokesman the fire Call to the Hill Street residence came in at 1 30 . The House belongs to Lloyd Young. Deaths Bobby Taylor Cotella Dotson cedi Keith John Patti soon Charles Johnson Mary Bryant Martha Cobb see Page 2 photo by Rodney Margison students police officers and members of the Community helped remove records and equipment from the burning school. Custodian Cecil Matlock was on tie third floor when the fire started. Quot i was up in the Library and heal it hit. It sounded like a bomb going he said. Matlock ram out in the Hall and found the ceiling had fallen. He left the building and saw smoke coming from the roof. James Teague a Volunteer fireman who lived across the Street had already contacted Barbourville fire department according to Matlock. A i guess it was three minutes and there was people All Over the said Matlock. At the fire Cooks provided sandwiches soda and Coffee to the firefighters and onlookers. A i came out to help show my responsibility. If i do anything. I like to do it said Cook win Stone rancher with a nod to a fully supplied Coffee cart. Essay nights fire is not the first at the school. One third of the building burned in 1957, said Davis. A the elementary was constructed to replace part of he said. Classes were cancelled today and an emergency school Board meeting is scheduled for 1 . This afternoon in the elementary school cafeteria. A a it a fits Sable Well declare an emergency and ask for a waiver for the remainder of the school said Davis. Finishing the last seven Days of school would be a almost impossible Quot he said. The building is insured through Barbourville insurance Agency. Pre school options being considered by districts by Deborah Campbell staff writer Tyl county school districts Are considering different options for providing pre school services to four year old children deemed at risk. By the 1991-92 school year the education Reform Bill mandates that programs be made available for All four year Olds who Are eligible for the free lunch program. Due to variances in school size and facilities the Bill requirement is being approached in different ways. Contracting with an established head Start program is an option Williamsburg Independent school system is considering according to superintendent Leonard Mccoy. A a there a a lot of a ifs a if they Bell Whitley head Start agree if we re in a position to contract Quot he said. Williamsburg lacks the space needed for the 38-45 students who would probably be eligible for the program he said. Mccoy Hopes to have More definite information on the program and the funding which will be available by june. Barbourville City school is conducting a Survey now to determine How Many students in the District will be eligible for the program. The school will decide whether to provide or contract for the service based on the Survey according to superintendent flames m. Davis. Corbin City schools Are also Uncertain about the path the system will take. A we be been trying to digest the Law Quot said superintendent in it ule Martin. Martin also mentioned con continued to Page 2 woman pleads guilty to manslaughter by times Tribune staff writer Williamsburg a a Whitley county woman pleaded guilty tuesday to second degree manslaughter in the shooting death of her live in Boyfriend. Dorothy Eler 44. Of Rock holds pleaded guilty in Whitley county circuit court to the september shooting of Richard m. Cayman. Is. Eyler had been charged with murder in the incident. According to 34th judicial District Commonwealth attorney Allen thimble the plea had Origi Nally been offered after is. Ellerts arrest but Wasny to accepted until tuesday. Trimble said the couple had been living together for a period of time and their relationship was a a Rocky they had been fighting on the Day of the shooting. Trimble said. According to police reports. Is. Eyler shot Cayman with a ,357-Callber magnum. Second degree manslaughter carries a penalty of five to 10 years. Formal sentencing is set for 1 . June 4.serving the Tri counties of Whitley Laurel and Knox

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